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global find and replace uid and gid, HOWTO?

Posted on 2004-10-02
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Hi,

I want to change uid and gid for a complete system. (building a system with multiple distros to all use one single homedir with Symlinker)

I try this command:

find /-gid 1003 -exec chgrp 501"{}" \
find: missing argument to `-exec'
but get the above error.

What is wrong with the command syntaxis?

Thanks for your help!!

Erwin
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The correct command would be:
 find / -gid 1003 -exec chgrp 501{} \;
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